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« on: February 04, 2010 04:16:16 PM »

I have been getting requests on making a tutorial for a circle scarf. Now, I am not a very technical person more of a "just do it and see if it works" but I will do my best with measurements and all. I hope you enjoy  Grin


So, my sister wanted a circle scarf from American Apparell but they were selling it for almost fourty bucks!
They are cute but that is just insane..here is the link: http://store.americanapparel.net/rsa0503burn.html?cid=51
Crazy right? Anyways, I made her one instead and not only did I save money, but it was one of the most simple pieces of clothing I have ever whipped up.

1. Start with a peice of soft stretch cotton fabric that is about 50"x60"

The fabric I used was a bit smaller because I didnt have a big enough peice. Feel free to play with the measurements but I thing 50x60 would be good if you wanted to use it as a dress or shirt like American Apparell does.
2. Fold it in half hot dog style, right sides together.

Pin and sew the open edge.
3. Turn right side out and it will be a big tube.

4. Next, fold one of the sides in so that the edge is folded and not raw.

Insert The other end of the tube into the folded end and pin.

Once you have everything pinned and the seam looks nice and straight, sew it up! Make sure to use a thread that matches your scarf because it will show.
I did a zigzag stitch and sewed some extra decoritive stripes around the outside of mine for fun.

Enjoy your new circle scarf! Whew, that was easy Grin


You can wear it so many different ways! Go to the american apparrell webpage to get more ideas.
It is cute to wear it as a hood too!
Thanks for looking! I hope that helps. If you make your own circlescarf, please post pics I would love to see different variations.
And p.s. I took the last picture in my sisters room (the only one w/a mirror) so that is totally not my mess  Wink lol.
Have a good day.
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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2010 04:52:08 PM »

thanks!  this is cute, i hope it gets featured on "wear it this weekend"
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2010 04:57:44 PM »

I have a scarf like this that I bought- looks cute! Wish I could have seen this tut first!
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2010 04:59:53 PM »

I just went to the site and found the video that showed different ways to wear it.  It is so cool!  I have to be somewhere at 7 tonight and I think I am going to go make one of these right now to wear, I am so excited!

The dimensions in the description there said the whole thing is 50" long and anywhere from 56-70 inches wide.  I think I have the perfect fabric for this.  I will post if it turns out good!
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2010 05:43:00 PM »

ooh. I'm gonna do this. My thing has been scarves since I saw the patchwork one featured a few months ago. I can't knit,crochet, embroider or sew by hand. I can run the sewing machine however.
 Last weekend I made a scoodie for the first time. This is going  to be so much easier. Is the AA version made of some type of t shirt material?
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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2010 06:07:01 PM »

thanks so much for the tute! i voted this rocks because it really does, i am making at least 2 of them, also i agree it should be featured on wear it this weekend!
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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2010 07:25:44 PM »

Thanks for the tut with pics! I'm so visual, that I needed it, even though it's pretty simple. I can't wait to start one!
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« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2010 09:55:30 AM »

This is awesome! I'm gonna try it right now!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2010 05:25:58 PM »

Okay, so I've been browsing this site for ages; I love checking out knitting patterns and basic t-shirt recons. But I literally joined today just to thank you for this tut.
I made a circle scarf with your tut (first time using a sewing machine too!) and I am IN LOVE with it Smiley
http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/1899/circlescarf.png (sorry about the quality; I used my webcam)

Soooo, I just wanna say thanks for the tutorial! Smiley
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